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1894 Profile Maps of Stevens Pass
Photos, blueprints, trainsheets, timetables, telegrams and other items focused on the Great Northern's Cascade Division. Selected from the collections of Dave Sprau, Bill Sornsin, Mike McLaughlin and others. Copyrights vary - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED by rights holders.
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Westernmost map from 1894 Profile of Stevens Pass, showing Skykomish. From GNRHS Archives at JSRH, courtesy of Jim Mattson, Stu Holmquist, Bob Kelly.
Originals are heavy cardboard w/cloth backing. A.B. Wilse produced a rolled map from Stevens Pass summit to Skykomish - these seem to be base drawings. Key to the Wilse attribution is North vs Magnetic North on map 2 - directions reversed.
1894 Profile of Stevens Pass showing switchbacks. From GNRHS Archives at JSRH, courtesy of Jim Mattson, Stu Holmquist, Bob Kelly.
1894 Stevens Pass profile map showing Martin Creek trestles. Rotate drawing for correct orientation. GNRHS Archives at JSRH, courtesy Jim Mattson, Stu Holmquist, Bob Kelly.